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Old 11-27-2011, 04:16 PM   #71
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Sure thing. If you want I can take some pictures of the setup if you like. I didn't know exactly what to expect when I ordered mine, seeing it on the computer screen can only show you so much detail.
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Old 11-27-2011, 04:18 PM   #72
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Sure thing. If you want I can take some pictures of the setup if you like. I didn't know exactly what to expect when I ordered mine, seeing it on the computer screen can only show you so much detail.
That would be fantastic! Thanks again!
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Old 11-27-2011, 04:22 PM   #73
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You're very welcome! I'll go snap some pictures.
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Old 11-27-2011, 04:38 PM   #74
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The first two pictures show how the in tank side is, you can see the plastic screen, but no teeth, its a smooth surface. The nest shot is of the aqualifter pump, it sits right on top of the back of the overflow. This removes the air and water from the ledge so that it can flow freely to the back and then go down the pipes. The aqualifter has an intake side and an output side. The inout gets attached to a nipple on the top of the overflow and the output is an airline tube that runs right into the back section. The last picture is of the dual sponge prefilter. This will catch any large particles so that it doesnt run down the pipes into your sump.

Anything that does get by the first screen and the prefilter sponges will be caught up by the filter sock.

You might want to get a couple filter socks as backup so that you can wash the sock and still have the filter run with one. You'll need square socks, which is a pain but you can also kinda fit the round ones in too. I have about 8 socks, most of them I got from the last group buy, BRS has them for like $5 each.




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The first two pictures show how the in tank side is, you can see the plastic screen, but no teeth, its a smooth surface. The nest shot is of the aqualifter pump, it sits right on top of the back of the overflow. This removes the air and water from the ledge so that it can flow freely to the back and then go down the pipes. The aqualifter has an intake side and an output side. The inout gets attached to a nipple on the top of the overflow and the output is an airline tube that runs right into the back section. The last picture is of the dual sponge prefilter. This will catch any large particles so that it doesnt run down the pipes into your sump.

Anything that does get by the first screen and the prefilter sponges will be caught up by the filter sock.

You might want to get a couple filter socks as backup so that you can wash the sock and still have the filter run with one. You'll need square socks, which is a pain but you can also kinda fit the round ones in too. I have about 8 socks, most of them I got from the last group buy, BRS has them for like $5 each.
Great! Thank you!
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Old 11-27-2011, 04:58 PM   #76
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If you need anything else just ask. I'm in an uber helpful mood today. LOL
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:20 PM   #77
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So now, I am hoping this will be delivered by the end on the week. Wishful thinking, lol.
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:33 PM   #78
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aww that's too bad. I'm still waiting on my 55g to sell too. The waiting stinks. LOL I even lowered the price of mine $50 to try to get someone to take it. I have no idea when it will go so I'm stuck in limbo like you.
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Isn't this fixture (AquaticLife 72" T5 HO 8 Lamp Fixture with Lunar Lights) better than the one I was going to get (AquaticLife T5 HO 6-Lamp Light Fixture w/ Lunar LEDs)

The one from Marineandreef seems to be better and cheaper, right? Sorry if this is confusing.
Wow, thanks for the head's up, Redsea. I'm all over that first light! I'm going to go ahead and pull the trigger and purchase that light. I haven't seen that good a price...
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Wow, thanks for the head's up, Redsea. I'm all over that first light! I'm going to go ahead and pull the trigger and purchase that light. I haven't seen that good a price...
Your welcome.
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